Barbara Payton Overview:

Actress, Barbara Payton, was born Barbara Lee Redfield on Nov 16, 1927 in Cloquet, MN. Payton died at the age of 39 on May 8, 1967 in San Diego, CA .



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Day 16 of Noirvember: Remembering

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 16, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

Of all the tragic stories in Hollywood, ?s is one of the saddest. On the occasion of her birth, November 16, 1927, we remember her today. Click here?for information on Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye: The Story, a first-rate biography on the actress by film historian John O’... Read full article

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Barbara Payton Quotes:

Flo: You'd get your pockets picked in a graveyard!

Lena: An empty mind... and a new beginning!

Ralph Cotter: Why, I thought you were the law-abiding type.
Holiday Carleton: I guess I'm just whatever you make me.

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As a child, she was very athletic, especially enjoying wintertime activities like skiing, sledding, and ice skating.

She died at her parents house. She had been living with them for the last several weeks of her life.

Jessica Lange read Payton's autobiography "I Am Not Ashamed" while filming The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), figuring that the character of hard luck roadhouse waitress Cora perhaps drifted to Hollywood to become an actress. Coincidentally, both Lange and Payton were born in Cloquet, Minn.

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